Across large portions of North America and Europe, the beginning of spring has been anything but warm so far. Scientists have now attributed that to the intense loss of Arctic sea ice caused by climate change. Last autumn, that ice … Continue reading
There may not yet be the political will in Congress to pass significant climate change legislation. But we can be sure that any and all efforts to address this issue will continue to get strong support from Mother Nature. Just … Continue reading
Last year’s Fukushima nuclear catastrophe was “man-made” and “the result of collusion” between the government, regulators and the company operating the nuclear plants, a report commissioned by Japan’s Parliament has charged. For Americans, the stinging report, the result of months … Continue reading
Environmental activists world wide – including community leaders and journalists – were being killed at a rate of one per week during 2011 alone, reports The Guardian. Today, the persecution of environmentalists is on the rise, as pro-oil corporate interests … Continue reading
The journal Nature recently reported that modern methods of measuring animal populations are too simple and often do not take into account the complexity of what influences species numbers. Professor Stephen Hubbell, from California, and Professor Fangliang He, from China, … Continue reading
Describing the world’s economic model based on insatiable consumption of resources “a global suicide pact,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon challenged world leaders at the World Economic Forum to “make major changes – in our lifestyles, our economic models, our social … Continue reading
“Race and income are the top two factors in considering where to locate pollution-causing facilities like coal-fired power plants.” Supporters of clean air and water this week pushed back against a Republican Party proposal to stop the Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading
Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this year called for an international conference to deal with the structural causes of climate change and to propose “alternative models” for humans to live in harmony with the natural world. The First World People’s … Continue reading
Controversy was sparked recently when Audi aired a new car commercial featuring “green police” arresting polluters for environmental infractions. The ad which ran during last Sunday’s Super Bowl, promoted Audi’s new car, the A3 TDI diesel.
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